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Brown Fish owl

Ketupa zeylonensis

Notes:

It was spotted on a river bank in the Biligiri Rangan Hills of Karnataka, India.

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11 Comments

Aj Unni
Aj Unni 9 years ago

Yeah I think, it is a brown fish owl guys! Thank you very much for the correction.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is Western ghats race find near your spotted area of this beautiful bird..
http://orientalbirdimages.org/search.php...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Unni..please try to describe story in spotting description and habitat.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is very beautiful Indian bird alike every other Owl across the world.. thanks for sharing here on Project Noah..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Hello Unni.. Welcome to Project Noah..!!
We have various local missions on spottings made in Indian and Western ghat habitats.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions

This is definitely not a Eurasian Eagle Owl which had red eyes! It looks very much like a Brown Fish Owl, Ketupa zeylonensis.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

He's beautiful!! He looks a bit like a fish owl. Nice shots!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Lovely photo! I'm not sure you have the correct ID though. Maybe one of our bird experts can advise?

snickerweb
snickerweb 9 years ago

Wrong spotting!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

wonderful spotting!!

Aj Unni
Spotted by
Aj Unni

Davanagere, Karnataka, India

Spotted on May 16, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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